Lord Patten of Barnes

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Recent Changes to US Immigration Policy - Statement 30 Jan 2017

    My Lords, as an example of the special relationship in practice, could the Minister—with whom I sympathise—inform the House when we were first told?
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (6th Day) 25 Jan 2017

    Obviously these amendments are relevant to the debate we have just had, and I do not want to speak at length, but I endorse everything that the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, has said. I want to pick up just two points, one of which was made by the noble Lords, Lord Judd and Lord Rees, earlier. It is the huge importance of international students, international academics and postgraduates to the...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (6th Day) 25 Jan 2017

    My Lords, my default position is always to try to be helpful. That is one reason why I was so pleased to support this very important amendment to this legislation. How can I be helpful? First, we know that having now shaken off the chains of membership of the European Union, and having turned our back on a millennium of introverted, insular history, we have become “global...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • European Commissioner (23 Jan 2000 to 22 Nov 2004)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (28 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (28 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Secretary of State for Environment (24 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development) (10 Sep 1986 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • Minister of State (Department of Education and Science) (5 Sep 1985 to 10 Sep 1986)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (14 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
  • Member, Defence Committee (30 Apr 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (16 Feb 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Patten of Barnes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 9.39% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 17 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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